9 - 12 March

About the course

This course are a collaboration with BDD and is held by their trainers.

During this four-day training, (+ 1.5h preparation session + optional extra in-depth / certification support of 1.5h) you will explore the roles, responsibilities, and mindset of Agile Architects, and appreciate how to align architecture with business value and drive continuous flow to large systems-of-systems while supporting SAFe program execution.

Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe® Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe 5 Architect. The SAFe® for Architects course prepares System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects to engage across the organization as effective leaders and change agents who collaboratively deliver architectural solutions.

This course is for senior technical contributors who need to understand the role of System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects in Lean-Agile enterprises. The course is also appropriate for individuals desiring a deeper view into how architecture enables continuous value flow and how architects engage in, and contribute to, a Lean-Agile enterprise.

Learning goals 

To perform the role of a SAFe® Architect, attendees should be able to:

  • Architect using SAFe principles
  • Align architecture with business value
  • Develop and communicate architecture vision and intent
  • Plan architectural runway to enable delivery success
  • Architect for continuous delivery and Release on Demand
  • Lead and coach architects and team members during Program Increment (PI) Planning and execution
  • Provide leadership during a Lean-Agile transformation

    Target group 

    • Scrum Master, Consultant,
    • Architect, Agile Trainer,
    • Solution Architect, System Architect

    Previous knowledge

    The following prerequisites are highly recommended:

    • Have attended at least one SAFe course
    • Have participated in at least one ART and one PI

    Course length

    4 days (+ 1.5h preparation session + optional extra in-depth / certification support of 1.5h)





    Course leader

    Jörgen Karlsson
    SAFe Program Consultant, SPC

    Jörgen has more than 25 years of experience in software development in different leading positions requiring agile, lean, project management, business development, change management, and coaching skills. With vast experience in agile software development and lean thinking within telecom and IT, his knowledge is well suited for assignments as an agile coach, lean coach, agile release engineer, scrum master, product owner, program manager, project manager, change leader, or manager. Jörgen is also a trained professional team coach.

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    Svante Gidlund
    Senior Consultant, certified in SAFe SPC, RTE, Scrum CSM, LeSS and more

    Svante is a senior consultant with wide ranging knowledge andexperience both in business development, leadership, technology andmethods. Certified in SAFe SPC, RTE, Scrum CSM, LeSS and more. More than 30 years of experience in management, both as anexecutive and as a project manager. He is engaged as a mentor/coachmainly in agile project- and development processes.

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    Price 24.000 kr (excluding VAT)

    The price includes

      • Attendee workbooks
      • Eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Architect (ARCH) exam1
      • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
      • Course certificate of completion


    BDD Business Driven Development

    If you have any questions regarding the course or your registration, you are welcome to contact us at akademi@softhouse.se